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  • "I don't consider Kleiner Perkins to be a firm run by men," Doerr said Tuesday under questioning by Pao's attorney, Alan Exelrod. Doerr is among the most prominent venture capitalists in Silicon Valley in part for helping direct early investments in Amazon.com and Google after joining Kleiner Perkins in 1980. He sits on Google's board and served on boards that...

  • It also would distinguish Clinton's secretive email practices as far more sophisticated than some politicians, including Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin, who were caught conducting official business using free email services operated by Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc.. Most Internet users rely on professional outside companies, such as Google Inc. or their...

  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack' Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack." University of Michigan computer scientist Zakir Durumeric said the vulnerability affects Apple web browsers and the browser built into Google's Android software, but...

  • HANGZHOU, China, March 4- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition. Alibaba's Aliyun cloud division intends the new data center to cater initially to Chinese companies with...

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $58.26. Google Inc class A rose $3.78 or. 7 percent, to $578.79. Groupon Inc. fell$. 08 or 1.0 percent, to $8.05.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 3- Venture capitalist John Doerr on Tuesday sought to fend off allegations of sexism at his firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, in testimony in a gender discrimination lawsuit targeting the firm. Whether the firm supported women as much as men is a major point of contention in the case, which has helped spark a broad and ongoing discussion...

  • Waze map app to get Amber Alerts on child abductions Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Waze navigation app is getting Amber Alerts on child abductions. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is sending the alerts. Google Inc., which owns Waze, already displays Amber Alerts with its Google Maps app and search services.

  • The vulnerability in web encryption technology could enable attackers to spy on communications of users with vulnerable software, including Apple's Safari browser and Google Inc's Android browser, according to researchers who uncovered the flaw. A representative for Google said he had no immediate comment. The Washington Post reported that the bug left...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 1:52 PM ET

    1. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc.. 10. Google Maps, Google, Inc.. 1. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 3- Venture capitalist John Doerr, credited with backing Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc and many other technology companies, is set to testify on Tuesday in a gender discrimination trial involving his firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers. Doerr, viewed as the firm's leader, is likely to discuss his treatment of former partner Ellen Pao, his chief of...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 3- Cable network operator Discovery Communications Inc said it is boosting investment in original Web video with a new channel focused on adventurers, in an effort to reach younger audiences who have grown up watching media online. Many are produced and hosted by journalist Laura Ling, who was held captive in a North Korean prison in 2009..

  • *BMW group sales up 7 pct in Feb.- CEO. GENEVA, March 3- The new boss of BMW will have to cope with the rise of electric cars, automated driving and new competitors, as well as the traditional uncertainties over consumer demand and fuel prices, its outgoing CEO said on Tuesday. Technological changes can often wrongfoot entire industries, Norbert Reithofer told a...

  • Billions at stake on Apple-Google search deal  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and PCMag.com Editor-in-Chief Dan Costa talk about the possible impact on Google if its search deal with Apple ends.

  • Apple iCar won’t scare us: Daimler’s Zetsche Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    A Daimler AG Mercedes Benz M-Class vehicle moves along the production line at the company's international assembly plant in Vance, Alabama, May 28, 2014.

    Daimler has nothing to fear from an Apple car, the chair of the automaker said, but professed bemusement as to why it would want to enter the auto space.

  • Now THIS carmaker is planning a driverless car Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:29 AM ET

    When it comes autonomous cars, Google has dominated the headlines - but it's not the only company making waves in this space.

  • 12 stocks that burst the Nasdaq bubble argument Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    In a true bubble, investors wouldn't be so quick to exit disappointing stocks. But they are choosing to separate the good from the bad.

  • Early movers: BBY, AZO, LL, C, BBRY & more Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:55 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • AI and the phone of the future: ex-Google exec Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:20 AM ET

    Just how "smart" are smartphones going to get? Here are the technologies that excite this VC and ex-Google exec.

  • With dollar at 11-year high, here's what's next Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    The strong dollar story has not changed, and many pros will tell you the currency has further to climb.

  • BARCELONA, Spain— BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO John Chen said at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona on Tuesday that since he took over a year and a half ago BlackBerry has undergone a "philosophical" shift away from...